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NSW Branch Committee Member


Menghua (Maria) Xu is a Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Sydney, has an undergraduate degree in clinical medicine at Tsinghua University. Her study focus is on intellectual property (patent and trademarks) and medical-legal interdisciplinary study.

Besides a few short-term experiences as a paralegal in Sydney and Hong Kong, Maria has experience in healthcare and technology industries across different jurisdictions and general understanding in biomedical research, medical technology, cryptocurrency and blockchain, and startup acceleration.

She also actively participated in volunteering and pro bono programs, such as the International Student Ambassador program at the City of Sydney, the Law Without Wall program sponsored by the Miami Law School, etc., advocating for Asian students’ rights. She is dedicated to making a modest difference to the challenges confronted by the Asian practitioners within the legal professions.